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The Resource The biggest city in America : a fifties boyhood in Ohio, Richard B. Schwartz

The biggest city in America : a fifties boyhood in Ohio, Richard B. Schwartz

Label
The biggest city in America : a fifties boyhood in Ohio
Title
The biggest city in America
Title remainder
a fifties boyhood in Ohio
Statement of responsibility
Richard B. Schwartz
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "In a series of stories drawn from his own experience coming of age during the 1950s, Richard B. Schwartz revisits his boyhood in southern Ohio. His memories of adolescence bring back the birth of rock and roll, the rigors and absurdities of religion and parochial schools, trials of little league baseball, grueling summer construction work and caddying jobs, the thin pleasures of 3.2% beer, drag racing lore, and, of course, the youthful discovery of sex."--Jacket
  • "By turns hilarious and poignant, satiric and nostalgic, the book focuses on a period and place through a perspective somehow both engaged and withdrawn - engaged through its feeling of innocent immediacy, and distanced because of the awareness developed in the intervening decades. If the memoir expresses a sense of loss at the passing of good times, it also exhibits a sense of relief at the end of those awkward years."--Jacket
Member of
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schwartz, Richard B
Dewey number
977.1/77
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
F499.N8
LC item number
S39 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Ohio history and culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nineteen fifties
  • Schwartz, Richard B.
  • Norwood Region (Ohio)
  • Norwood Region (Ohio)
Label
The biggest city in America : a fifties boyhood in Ohio, Richard B. Schwartz
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1957: The Way Things Are
  • 1958: Skating on the Rim of Hell
  • 1958-59: Drowning by Numbers
  • 1959: Twinkletoes
  • 1957/1997: Charles Hardin Holley and the Infant of Prague
  • 1998: Sentimental Journey: A Troubled Dream
  • 1950: The View from the Second Floor
  • 1951: The Rich Are Different
  • 1952: Tuesday in the Park with John
  • 1953: The Dance
  • 1954: On the Road
  • 1955: The Shack
  • 1956: The Wolfe Pack
Control code
41361512
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 210 pages
Isbn
9781884836503
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
99031367
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Label
The biggest city in America : a fifties boyhood in Ohio, Richard B. Schwartz
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1957: The Way Things Are
  • 1958: Skating on the Rim of Hell
  • 1958-59: Drowning by Numbers
  • 1959: Twinkletoes
  • 1957/1997: Charles Hardin Holley and the Infant of Prague
  • 1998: Sentimental Journey: A Troubled Dream
  • 1950: The View from the Second Floor
  • 1951: The Rich Are Different
  • 1952: Tuesday in the Park with John
  • 1953: The Dance
  • 1954: On the Road
  • 1955: The Shack
  • 1956: The Wolfe Pack
Control code
41361512
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 210 pages
Isbn
9781884836503
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
99031367
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map

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